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Neuromodulation for Refractory Neuropathic Pain

Dr. Brian Kopell, Professor of Neurosurgery, Center for Neuromodulation, Mount Sinai West, and Dr. Shanna Patterson, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Mount Sinai West, spoke with the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy about neuromodulation and it how it can help peripheral neuropathy patients. A transcript of the conversation is presented below. SP: While many patients are familiar …

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Coping with Peripheral Neuropathy

In the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy’s March 2019 e-newsletter, Dr. Joseph Breitenstein, a professor of psychology and licensed psychologist at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and two of his students, Jimmy Conway and Anna Larson, invited people with peripheral neuropathies to participate in a survey on coping with peripheral neuropathy. The main part of the …

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Orthoses for Children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Prescription of foot and ankle orthoses for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: a review of the evidence Grant Scheffers, Claire Hiller, Kathryn Refshauge, Joshua Burns Background: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is the most common inherited peripheral neuropathy and is associated with debilitating lower limb impairments and activity limitations. These impairments and activity limitations are potentially amendable to …

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Integrative Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy – Music Therapy

There are many ways to classify pain. The most common way is to relate pain to its source or to associate it with a diagnosis. Pain may also be categorized according to its intensity and/or duration. Typically, acute pain can be mild or severe and may last a moment, weeks, or months. Acute pain is …

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Living with Neuropathy: Meditation

Can meditation make living with neuropathy easier? Meditation is simply the practice of being still, paying attention to the body, and focusing on breathing. There are as many ways to meditate as there are people who practice meditation. They range from the simple action of breathing slowly and deeply, and counting the breaths, to meditations, such …

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Medical Cannabis for Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment – Part 5 of 5

This is the fifth and final article on medical cannabis and its use as a peripheral neuropathy treatment. How to Use Medical Cannabis by Dr. Rosemary Mazanet Cannabis smoke contains thousands of organic and inorganic chemical compounds, similar to that found in tobacco smoke or cigars. Smoking any substance will carry the same risk due to …

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Medical Cannabis for Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment – Part 4 of 5

This is the fourth of five articles on medical cannabis and its use as a peripheral neuropathy treatment. Benefits and Effects of Medical Cannabis for Treating Peripheral Neuropathy by Dr. Rosemary Mazanet Benefits of Medical Cannabis Although CBD and THC act differently in the body, they seem to have many of the same medical benefits. …

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Medical Cannabis for Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment – Part 3 of 5

This is the third of five articles on medical cannabis and its use as a peripheral neuropathy treatment. How Does Cannabis Work by Dr. Rosemary Mazanet In Part 2 of this series we described the history of cannabis and explained that there are two different species: Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa. This installment will describe how …

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Medical Cannabis for Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment – Part 2 of 5

This is the second of five articles on medical cannabis and its use as a peripheral neuropathy treatment. The History of Cannabis Use by Dr. Rosemary Mazanet Hemp is one of the earliest crops cultivated by humans dating back 10,000 years ago, providing a source of food, fiber, oil and paper for these civilizations. But cultivators …

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Medical Cannabis for Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment – Part 1 of 5

This is the first of five articles on medical cannabis and its use as a peripheral neuropathy treatment. The Status of Legalized Medical Marijuana and What is Dispensed by Dr. Rosemary Mazanet Before reviewing the history and science behind the use of cannabis for various medical conditions, peripheral neuropathy treatment in particular, it is important …

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